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Surprise: You don’t need eggs, oil, or dairy to make waffles or pancakes. Here, rolled oats are ground into a coarse flour for tender, textured waffles rich in nutty oatmeal flavor. The batter is thick so that it will hold its shape in a waffle iron, but you can also thin it with more plant milk to make it pourable enough for pancakes. For a healthy alternative to pancake syrup, try blending 2 cups of fresh berries into a smooth purée, then spooning it over your oat waffles.

From The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet

Oat Waffles

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups rolled oats
  • ¼ cup ground flaxseeds
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest (from 1 lemon)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1½ cups unsweetened almond or oat milk
  • ⅓ cup mashed banana
  • Sliced bananas or other fresh fruit

Instructions

  1. Combine the oats, flaxseeds, lemon zest, and cinnamon in a food processor or blender. Process or blend until a powder forms.
  2. Transfer oat mixture to a medium bowl. Stir in the almond milk and mashed banana, just until moistened (batter will be fairly thick).
  3. Preheat a nonstick waffle iron. Pour the batter into waffle iron and close lid quickly; do not open until done. Cook according to waffle iron directions. When done, use a fork or a wooden chopstick to lift waffle off the grid. Repeat with the remaining batter. Serve warm with sliced bananas.
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Theresa1 month ago
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Hello,
Great recipe. Thanks.;>}

Barbara Meyer2 months ago
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What can you use in place of lemon zest?

Giget4 weeks ago
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What can use yo replace flaxseed

Carol konyha2 months ago
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I just omit it!
This recipe is very forgiving!

Sandra L5 months ago
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can you substitute anything for the mashed banana?

Jacqui3 months ago
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1/2 cup Applesauce worked great!

Larissa D3 months ago
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Try applesauce and see how that works.

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